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W&L’s Rainville Quoted in Article on Black Cemeteries Lynn Rainville was recently featured in the Burlington County Times.

photo_93470_landscape_650x433-1 W&L’s Rainville Quoted in Article on Black CemeteriesLynn Rainville

Lynn Rainville, director of institutional history and museums at Washington and Lee University, was recently quoted in a Burlington County Times article titled “Black cemeteries with unmarked graves hold mystery, history volunteers work to unlock.”

In the article, Rainville talks about the African American Burial Grounds Network Act, federal legislation that was passed in the U.S. Senate in December 2020 but has not yet been scheduled for a formal vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill is vital in helping to answer the question: How many African American burial sites are there in each state?

Read the entire piece here.

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